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1 hr ago | ABC News

Afl Ceo soaks Red Symons in motor neurone disease 'ice bucket challenge'

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan has soaked 774 ABC Melbourne presenter Red Symons in ice water as part of a viral campaign raising awareness for motor neurone disease.


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4 hrs ago | TMZ.com

Ryan Seacrest -- My Yacht Will Run Laps Around Yours

When Ryan Seacrest needs a workout on the open sea, he doesn't settle for a treadmill ... he just takes some laps on his massive lido deck.


Related Topix: Gold's Gym, Health Club, Microsoft, Startups

Thu Aug 21, 2014


What the Ice Bucket Challenge Can Teach Us About Engagement

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been the viral event of the summer, but what can it teach social media marketers about engagement? If you've paid attention to social media at all in the past several weeks, chances are you've seen video of everyone from Bill Gates to Oprah dumping buckets of ice water over their heads all in the name of a good ... (more)


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The China Post

'Ice Bucket Challenge' tackles ALS

Steven Spielberg, Justin Bieber and Bill Gates are among many celebrities pouring buckets of ice water over their heads and donating to fight Lou Gehrig's disease, in a fundraising effort that has gone viral.


Related Topix: Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Microsoft, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

World Magazine

Critics throw cold water on the Ice Bucket Challenge

In 2012, "Gangnam Style" parodies stormed the internet. In 2013, thousands posted videos of themselves convulsing to the "Harlem Shake."


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David Ashton

Purely for interest, how many readers can get their tongue nearly down to their chin like that? I tried and get less than half way.


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Ice Ice Baby: Best celebrity reactions to the ice bucket challenge

Andy Lau has done it. Bill Gates has done it. And almost all Hollywood celebrities in Tinstletown are on the #ALSicebucketchallenge bandwagon.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lamar Daily News

Mothers can lead the way

I was dismayed to see the latest video from the pro-life activist group Live Action, which specializes in investigating what's going on inside America's "women's health clinics."


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KTVU Oakland

Bay Area favorites jump on the Ice Bucket Challenge bandwagon

Love it or hate it, the ALS ice bucket challenge is having an extended moment in the social media spotlight.


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Coding in N.J. classrooms: 'Language' of computer science grows as life-skill

Microsoft founder Bill Gates got his first exposure at age 13. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg started when he was about 12. Twitter creator Jack Dorsey was 8 and Dropbox founder Drew Houston was just 5. These gurus of tech were only kids when they began learning how to program a computer.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Microsoft, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg

CNET News.com

Microsoft aims to be greener and drops ALEC membership

The tech giant pulls out of the conservative lobbying group that is known to have pushed legislation to block renewable energy development.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Washington Post


Three former executives - all of them among the world's richest men - and their spouses have all contributed more than $1.1 million Washington state to adopt universal background checks for all gun sales.


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Bangkok Post

Ice bucket challenge arrives in Thailand

Learning > Learning From News Both celebrities and ordinary folks here in Thailand are dousing themselves with icy-cold water, aimed at eliminating one of the world's most dreaded diseases.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Celebrities in 'Ice Bucket Challenge' to fight disease

Steven Spielberg, Justin Bieber and Bill Gates are among many celebrities pouring buckets of ice water over their heads and donating to fight Lou Gehrig's disease, in a fundraising effort that has gone viral.


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Microsoft Won't Imminently Name Board Replacement to Steve Ballmer

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The Washington Post

CEOs doing the ice bucket challenge

Aug 14, 2014: Chicago Cubs vice president of baseball operations Theo Epstein is dunked with a bucket of water as part of the ice bucket challenge in awareness for ALS research.


Related Topix: Public Relations, Jeff Bezos, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft


Think The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Is Stupid? You're Wrong.

The Internet is alight with the Ice Bucket Challenge, a silly joke that's being shared on social media by billionaires.


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09:55 8 wrongest things said about Google

In the 10 years since Google became a public company, there have been a lot of predictions made about the search engine giant.


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Wall Street Journal

After 1,887 tweets a minute, charities seek their very own ice bucket

Celebrities from Bill Gates to Jimmy Fallon to Justin Timberlake have dumped buckets of ice of themselves as a campaign to raise awareness for ALS goes viral.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014


Top 10 celebrity ice bucket challenges

From Microsoft mogul Bill Gates to pop sensation Justin Bieber , some big names have been taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge , the latest social media trend to raise as much money as possible for the research and treatment of motor neurone disease.


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